DAGUPAN CITY – As 2018 has been declared by Mayor Belen T. Fernandez as the Year of the Family, this year’s Bangus Festival 2018’s “Fun, fun, fun ed Tondaligan” will be a family sports fest.

This was disclosed by Tourism Officer Sharon Maramba who said that the sports fest will consist of games of yesteryears like the famous palo sebo (bamboo climbing), guyuran (tug of war) and lumbaan ed sako (sack race).

Dubbed as “Fun, fun, fun ed Tondaligan: Family Sports Fest”, families are being invited to join the games at the Tondaligan Beach on April 3 at seven o-clock in the morning.

Maramba said cash prizes will be awarded to families that will win the games.

For the tug of war, the winners will get P2,500 each while non-winners will receive a consolation prize of P1,000 each.

There will be three games where three winners will be declared.

For the sack race, the winners will receive P2,500 each and non-winners will get a consolation prize of P1,000 each.

For this particular race, there will be four games where winners will be declared.

In the palo sebo, only teens will be allowed to climb the bamboo greased with oil for the right to win a cash prize of P2,500 and a consolation prize of P1,500 each  for non-winners.

These games will all be played along the shoreline of the Tondaligan Beach. (Joseph C. Bacani/CIO/March 21, 2018)